Hospital board holds meeting

At the most recent hospital board meeting, Shawn Frehner was sworn in as Trustee. Tele-radiology privileges were approved for Carlton Allen of Desert Radiology. Approval for the CEO to utilize up to $50,000 of restricted funds to implement an … [Read more...]

Caliente City Council News

A lot smaller group attended the Caliente City Council meeting last week, compared to the previous one. Steve Rowe was acting Mayor. CaraLee Frehner asked to use the city’s equipment to certify her JAG students in CPR free of charge. JAG [Jobs … [Read more...]

Missoula Children’s Theatre coming to Lincoln County

The Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) is once again coming to Lincoln County. They have performed for our community each of the last two years. MCT is the nation’s largest touring children’s theatre, has been touring extensively for more than 40 … [Read more...]

New tourism billboard discussed at LCRDA meeting

Discussion took place at the Lincoln County Regional Development Authority meeting Jan. 23 about a new tourism billboard and mountain bike trails. Board chairman Dave Hurd said he had pictures of the new tourism related billboard to be placed at … [Read more...]

Company interested in county for plum production

Mike Baughman, Executive Director of the Lincoln County Regional Development Authority, has been notified he will be one of the panelists at the International Biomass Conference April 10-12 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He told the LCRDA meeting Jan. 23 … [Read more...]

Volunteer firefighters needed across county

Interested in being a local firefighter? “Not as many are who could be,” says Panaca Fire Chief and Lincoln County Sheriff Kerry Lee. “Not just in Panaca but all over the county. Really hard recruiting volunteers. You just never have enough.” “We … [Read more...]

Proposals Being Accepted for Lincoln Archaeological Initiative

The Bureau of Land Management will accept proposals for Round 10 of the Lincoln County Archaeological Initiative (LCAI) from Tuesday, Jan. 17 through Friday, March 17, 2017. Proposals under the initiative focus on the inventory, evaluation, … [Read more...]

Phillips Picked as NACO President

Caliente businessman and Lincoln County commission board member Kevin Phillips is the new president of the Nevada Association of Counties. Phillips explained it will be a one-year term, and he will represent the 17 counties of the state at … [Read more...]

Robistow Elected Pioche Chair

With all current board members present, the Jan. 10 Pioche Town Board meeting opened with John Christian as chair. A packet containing previously requested reports and correspondence was in front of each board member. From time to time the chair … [Read more...]

Middle Schoolers Put On Play

Last Wednesday, Pahranagat Valley Middle School put on a play directed by Tory Frehner. They had worked on the play during the semester. More than twenty students from grades 6 to 8 helped out with the set, the acting and the sound management. The … [Read more...]

Emergency Responder Rehab Unit Recommended

Numerous times during the wildfire season in Lincoln County, many groups from other states and areas assist in helping battle wildfires that might occur in the county. County Emergency Management Director and Fire District Chief Rick Stever … [Read more...]

Panaca Council Discusses Farmstead Contract

The Panaca Town Board met on Jan. 9. Present were board members Tyler Free, Mike Anderson, Gary Elmer and Gretchen Soderberg. Also present was secretary Ginger Shumway and members of the public. Chairman Free said he had looked over the minutes of … [Read more...]

Estate planning in 2017

Many years ago, as a young couple with young children, my wife and I excitedly boarded a plane. The children stayed with grandma. As the plane’s engines screeched into take off mode, my wife’s excitement had vanished; she locked my hand in a vice … [Read more...]

Graduation Rates Rise in Nevada

The Nevada Department of Education (NDE) released the statewide cohort graduation rate for the class of 2016. Statewide, the public high school graduation rate rose more than 2.5 percentage points over the previous year – from 70.77 percent in 2015 … [Read more...]

BLM Seeks Input On Increasing Recreational Opportunities

The Bureau of Land Management Ely District, Caliente Field Office is asking the public to provide input on expanding motorized and non-motorized recreational opportunities in Lincoln County, Nev. The 30-day public input period concludes Monday, Feb. … [Read more...]

Caliente City Council News

Correction from last city council report: Jolly’s Drug Store was granted a conditional business license. With the absence of Mayor Hurlburt , Steve Rowe sat in as acting mayor at the Jan. 5 Caliente City Council meeting. For discussion, Cory … [Read more...]

BLM Horse Gather Concluded in Lincoln

The Bureau of Land Management Ely District wrapped up their Eagle and Silver King Emergency Wild Horse Gather a few days after Christmas. Public Information officer Chris Hanefeld said BLM “gathered and removed 74 excess wild horses from public … [Read more...]

VFW Fundraiser

[Read more...]

Nevada AG releases statement on Caliente pharmacist sentencing

The following is a press release from the Nevada Attorney General's Office Carson City, NV – Today, Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt announced that former Lincoln County Commissioner Adam Katschke, 44, of Caliente, was sentenced for … [Read more...]

Young Lincoln County Man Balances Career While Racing

Colton Gubler at 21 is an entrepreneur, owns G&G Films and is a full partner with his father in a small construction company in Lincoln County, Nevada. He has several area projects he is working on and is so excited about the New Year and the … [Read more...]